Wall Street Analyst Upgrade Comcast Corporation [CMCSA]. What else is Wall St. saying

Comcast Corporation [NASDAQ: CMCSA] traded at a low on 04/19/21, posting a -1.76 loss after which it closed the day’ session at $54.14. The company report on April 19, 2021 that Comcast Advertising Appoints Tony Sanchez to Lead Customer Experience.

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The appointment reflects the organization’s continued commitment to putting the customer at the forefront of its business by providing the best experience, results and value.

Comcast Advertising, a division of Comcast, announced that it has named Tony Sanchez VP, Customer Experience.

The results of the trading session contributed to over 17001429 shares changing hands. Over the past one week, the price volatility of Comcast Corporation stands at 1.66% while the volatility over the past one month is 1.83%.

The market cap for CMCSA stock reached $243.63 billion, with 4.58 billion shares outstanding and 4.53 billion shares in the current float. Compared to the average trading volume of 18.22M shares, CMCSA reached a trading volume of 17001429 in the most recent trading day, which is why market watchdogs consider the stock to be active.

What do top market gurus say about Comcast Corporation [CMCSA]?

Based on careful and fact-backed analyses by Wall Street experts, the current consensus on the target price for CMCSA shares is $61.19 per share. Analysis on target price and performance of stocks is usually carefully studied by market experts, and the current Wall Street consensus on CMCSA stock is a recommendation set at 2.10. This rating represents a strong Buy recommendation, on the scale from 1 to 5, where 5 would mean strong sell, 4 represents Sell, 3 is Hold, and 2 indicates Buy.

Raymond James have made an estimate for Comcast Corporation shares, keeping their opinion on the stock as Outperform, with their previous recommendation back on April 16, 2021. While these analysts kept the previous recommendation, Wells Fargo raised their target price to Underweight. The new note on the price target was released on March 17, 2021, representing the official price target for Comcast Corporation stock. Previously, the target price had yet another raise from $65 to $70, while The Benchmark Company kept a Buy rating on CMCSA stock. On February 03, 2021, analysts increased their price target for CMCSA shares from 56 to 60.

The Average True Range (ATR) for Comcast Corporation is set at 1.11, with the Price to Sales ratio for CMCSA stock in the period of the last 12 months amounting to 2.35. The Price to Book ratio for the last quarter was 2.75, with the Price to Cash per share for the same quarter was set at 2.61. Price to Free Cash Flow for CMCSA in the course of the last twelve months was 21.34 with Quick ratio for the last quarter at 0.90.

How has CMCSA stock performed recently?

Comcast Corporation [CMCSA] gain into the green zone at the end of the last week, gaining into a positive trend and gaining by 1.54. With this latest performance, CMCSA shares dropped by -3.10% in over the last four-week period, additionally plugging by 20.02% over the last 6 months – not to mention a rise of 42.17% in the past year of trading.

Overbought and oversold stocks can be easily traced with the Relative Strength Index (RSI), where an RSI result of over 70 would be overbought, and any rate below 30 would indicate oversold conditions. An RSI rate of 50 would represent a neutral market momentum. The current RSI for CMCSA stock in for the last two-week period is set at 47.34, with the RSI for the last a single of trading hit 46.42, and the three-weeks RSI is set at 49.15 for Comcast Corporation [CMCSA]. The present Moving Average for the last 50 days of trading for this stock 54.45, while it was recorded at 54.11 for the last single week of trading, and 48.41 for the last 200 days.

Comcast Corporation [CMCSA]: Deeper insight into the fundamentals

Operating Margin for any stock indicates how profitable investing would be, and Comcast Corporation [CMCSA] shares currently have an operating margin of +17.12 and a Gross Margin at +55.37. Comcast Corporation’s Net Margin is presently recorded at +10.17.

Return on Total Capital for CMCSA is now 8.84, given the latest momentum, and Return on Invested Capital for the company is 5.44. Return on Equity for this stock inclined to 12.17, with Return on Assets sitting at 3.92. When it comes to the capital structure of this company, Comcast Corporation [CMCSA] has a Total Debt to Total Equity ratio set at 125.53. Additionally, CMCSA Total Debt to Total Capital is recorded at 55.66, with Total Debt to Total Assets ending up at 41.40. Long-Term Debt to Equity for the company is recorded at 121.26, with the Long-Term Debt to Total Capital now at 53.76.

Reflecting on the efficiency of the workforce at the company, Comcast Corporation [CMCSA] managed to generate an average of $62,702 per employee. Receivables Turnover for the company is 9.10 with a Total Asset Turnover recorded at a value of 0.39.Comcast Corporation’s liquidity data is similarly interesting compelling, with a Quick Ratio of 0.90 and a Current Ratio set at 0.90.

Earnings analysis for Comcast Corporation [CMCSA]

With the latest financial reports released by the company, Comcast Corporation posted 0.71/share EPS, while the average EPS was predicted by analysts to be reported at 0.68/share. When compared, the two values demonstrate that the company surpassed the estimates by a Surprise Factor of 4.40%. The progress of the company may be observed through the prism of EPS growth rate, while Wall Street analysts are focusing on predicting the 5-year EPS growth rate for CMCSA. When it comes to the mentioned value, analysts are expecting to see the 5-year EPS growth rate for Comcast Corporation go to 14.57%.

Insider trade positions for Comcast Corporation [CMCSA]

There are presently around $211,698 million, or 85.60% of CMCSA stock, in the hands of institutional investors. The top three institutional holders of CMCSA stocks are: VANGUARD GROUP INC with ownership of 388,640,351, which is approximately -0.462% of the company’s market cap and around 0.10% of the total institutional ownership; BLACKROCK INC., holding 317,041,476 shares of the stock with an approximate value of $17.47 billion in CMCSA stocks shares; and CAPITAL INTERNATIONAL INVESTORS, currently with $11.9 billion in CMCSA stock with ownership of nearly 3.482% of the company’s market capitalization.

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Positions in Comcast Corporation stocks held by institutional investors increased at the end of April and at the time of the April reporting period, where 1,201 institutional holders increased their position in Comcast Corporation [NASDAQ:CMCSA] by around 127,992,370 shares. Additionally, 880 investors decreased positions by around 128,856,946 shares, while 232 investors held positions by with 3,584,523,737 shares. The mentioned changes placed institutional holdings at 3,841,373,053 shares, according to the latest SEC report filing. CMCSA stock had 274 new institutional investments in for a total of 23,229,468 shares, while 89 institutional investors sold positions of 16,682,862 shares during the same period.

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